Ghost Streets of Balsall Heath

The mighty Brumpic asked us to write a piece about the Janet Mendelsohn project we’re involved in, and we thought we’d post ...

Catching up with Usaginingen

Once the festival’s done and dusted, there’s always the inevitable question about highlights, and this year, a fair few ...

VHS Memories

The Video Palace was widely agreed to be a highlight at this year’s Flatpack. Scalarama teamed up with Viva VHS and DVD Bang to ...

Flatpack Asia: Hong Kong

As with a lot of good, but somewhat optimistic ideas, this one started in the pub. Prior to Flatpack 9 earlier this year, myself, Steve ...

Competition Winners 2015

After eleven full-on days for team Flatpack, the festival is being packed up for another year. Furniture and films are being returned, ...

Halfway

Many cups of coffee have been consumed, van loads of furniture and tech have been loaded and unloaded countless times, venues have been ...

Build your own paper cinema

As part of tomorrow’s Celluloid City activities at the Barber, you can have a go at constructing your own Odeon Kingstanding. ...

Flatpack 9: The First Weekend

This morning the solar eclipse heralded the beginning of the second day of Flatpack 9. With fittingly blue skies over Birmingham, the ...

…and we’re off!

As you probably guessed from all the cosmic activity (aurora, eclipses), the ninth Flatpack Film Festival is nigh. Tonight we embark on ...

Flatpack inspired posters

       A lovely email dropped into our inbox the other day. A group of West Midlands-based illustrators have re-imagined poster designs ...

Get Involved at Flatpack 9

This year, as ever, there are opportunities galore for all you cinephiles and future filmmakers to get involved at Flatpack. Whether ...

Full programme now live

After many a late night we are delighted to get the festival programme to you in record time. The full 2015 programme is now online and ...

London Warm Up

With our ninth festival coming up next month (19-29, if you had forgotten…), on Friday 6 March we are heading down to the Hackney ...

Highlights & Flatpass on sale

*Twirls proudly*…A new year and a new festival identity, how do we look? Ten festival highlights are now on sale. These include ...

Call for Volunteers

It’s that time again where we’re looking for your help to assist us with this year’s festival. The full programme ...